MarCOSIO partners, CSIR attend AUC’s GMES & Africa science-policy interface workshop in Kenya


GMES & Africa scholarship beneficiary reflects on her inspiring career journey,MarCOSIO holds regional workshop and training in Madagascar & MarCOSIO’s CORDIO-EA releases eighth coral bleaching alert for WIO region

Marine and Coastal Operations for Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean (MarCOSIO) through the generous funding of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the European Commission under the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES & Africa) project, sponsored Raisha to pursue 101-SA Ocean Governance Training Course in Cape Town, South Africa

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About The MarCOSIO Team Leaders

The three include Dr Bolelang Sibolla from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) who leads the technical team in developing the Safety at Sea service, Dr Yohana Wilson Shaghude from the Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) serving as a research coordinator under the project, and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute’s (KMFRI) Dr Immanuel Mbaru who is the thematic expert under MarCOSIO.

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Coral bleaching

As the 2023 bleaching season comes to an end, the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region can breathe a sigh of relief. Over the past three years, the WIO has experienced lower occurrences of coral bleaching, thanks to cooler seasons that have contributed to a positive trend in coral reef health.

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